May 22, 2015


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Santa Claus Parade 2012

A wide-eyed Noah Brown, 7, watches the Santa Claus Parade on Portage Avenue Saturday. (Ruth Bonneville/Winnipeg Free Press)
Santa makes his way down Portage Avenue Saturday evening with his reindeer during the annual Santa Claus Parade. (Ruth Bonneville/Winnipeg Free Press)
Rows of anxious kids await Santa's arrival. (Ruth Bonneville/Winnipeg Free Press)
Three-year-old Linden Farrant waves his glow stick while watching the parade with friends. (Ruth Bonneville/Winnipeg Free Press)
Floats, clowns, elves and entertainers make their way down Portage Ave. during the annual Santa Claus Parade Saturday evening. (Ruth Bonneville/Winnipeg Free Press)
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Three-year-old Makaela McMurray and her mom are all smiles as they wave to Santa.
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Olympic medalist Desiree Scott waves to the crowd. (Ruth Bonneville/Winnipeg Free Press)
Two-year-old Brooklyn Flett  is wowed by the passing floats.  
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This little one is all eyes as she enjoys the parade. (Ruth Bonneville/Winnipeg Free Press)
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Eight-year-old Mason Buechert admires the flaming fire on one of the floats.  (Ruth Bonneville/Winnipeg Free Press)
Crowds of wide-eyed and excited children gather with their families  along Portage Avenue Saturday evening during the annual Santa Claus Parade. (Ruth Bonneville/Winnipeg Free Press)
15-month-old Avery enjoys the parade with dad Chris Shaw. (Ruth Bonneville/Winnipeg Free Press)
A wide-eyed Noah Brown, 7, watches the Santa Claus Parade on Portage Avenue Saturday. (Ruth Bonneville/Winnipeg Free Press) -
Santa makes his way down Portage Avenue Saturday evening with his reindeer during the annual Santa Claus Parade. (Ruth Bonneville/Winnipeg Free Press) -
Rows of anxious kids await Santa's arrival. (Ruth Bonneville/Winnipeg Free Press) -
Three-year-old Linden Farrant waves his glow stick while watching the parade with friends. (Ruth Bonneville/Winnipeg Free Press) -
Floats, clowns, elves and entertainers make their way down Portage Ave. during the annual Santa Claus Parade Saturday evening. (Ruth Bonneville/Winnipeg Free Press) -
"Whoah..." (Ruth Bonneville/Winnipeg Free Press) -
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Three-year-old Makaela McMurray and her mom are all smiles as they wave to Santa. (Ruth Bonneville/Winnipeg Free Press) -
Olympic medalist Desiree Scott waves to the crowd. (Ruth Bonneville/Winnipeg Free Press) -
Two-year-old Brooklyn Flett is wowed by the passing floats. (Ruth Bonneville/Winnipeg Free Press) -
This little one is all eyes as she enjoys the parade. (Ruth Bonneville/Winnipeg Free Press) -
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Eight-year-old Mason Buechert admires the flaming fire on one of the floats. (Ruth Bonneville/Winnipeg Free Press) -
Crowds of wide-eyed and excited children gather with their families along Portage Avenue Saturday evening during the annual Santa Claus Parade. (Ruth Bonneville/Winnipeg Free Press) -
15-month-old Avery enjoys the parade with dad Chris Shaw. (Ruth Bonneville/Winnipeg Free Press) -

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Mike McIntyre | @mikeoncrime

May 22 3:51 pm

“You’ll pay for what you have done. When you get to the other side you’ll have to answer for it," Lavana Gentray told son's killer.

Mike McIntyre | @mikeoncrime

May 22 3:50 pm

“You caused us great suffering and sorrow. Every day I feel the loss of my precious son,” victim's mother, Lavana Gentray, told court.

Mike McIntyre | @mikeoncrime

May 22 3:50 pm

“Mr. Mustard lives on. He will have sunrises and sunsets. Tony’s are gone,” said victim's uncle, Michael James.

Mike McIntyre | @mikeoncrime

May 22 3:49 pm

Family members of the 50-year-old victim, Anthony Sorokowski, presented emotional impact statements Friday describing their loss.

Mike McIntyre | @mikeoncrime

May 22 3:49 pm

Gerald Mustard, 43, was convicted earlier this month of manslaughter. He wants 3-4 years. Judge reserved decision to June 2.

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